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Facebook to Challenge Fourquare and Gowalla with Hot Potato deal

Facebook to Challenge Fourquare and Gowalla with Hot Potato deal

[ 0 ] July 29, 2021

Online social networking giants “Facebook” are nearing their deal to acquire “Hot Potato” the social media site which launched last year giving users accessibility to events in their area through the site or the Apple iPhone app. Hot Potato has been battling it out against competitors Foursquare, Gowalla amongst others.

Foursquare Tops 2 Million Users: Loopt next target

Foursquare Tops 2 Million Users: Loopt next target

[ 0 ] July 13, 2021

Foursquare is a Social Network which allows you to ‘check in’ to places. You can then broadcast your location to all of your friends, earn achievements in-game and if you visit a particular place the most, you can become the ‘mayor’ of that particular location.